Executive Officer

A workplace culture that is innovative, exciting, collaborative & supportive, Fixed Term position to 31 December 2021 in the first instance.

About Flinders University

A dynamic, progressive institution with a well-justified reputation for excellence in teaching and research, Flinders University NT seeks to appoint an Executive Officer within the College of Medicine and Public Health.

Flinders bold vision, captured by our Strategic Plan Making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australias most enterprising graduates.

About the Role

Under broad direction, the Executive Officer provides high-level advice, analysis, and support to the Rural and Remote Health leadership team.

This position is an important interface between the Rural & Remote Health leadership and the broader University and external community, requiring regular professional engagement with a diverse range of stakeholders. This position is also responsible for providing high-level coordination and support of priority projects and initiatives of Flinders Rural & Remote Health. Some out of hours work (including weekends) as well as remote NT, and interstate travel may be required.

Candidates identifying as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person are encouraged to apply.

Key Position Capabilities

  • A relevant tertiary qualification, or equivalent combination of experience and/or education and/or training.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the key elements of the Flinders Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Demonstrated high-level written communication skills, including demonstrated capacity to respond to enquiries autonomously and draft correspondence and high-quality reports with recommendations for complex and sensitive issues.
  • Demonstrated experience in, and detailed knowledge of relevant frameworks and practices related to, researching, preparing, analysing, developing, and implementing strategies, policies, and procedures relevant to higher education.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and motivating a team of service-oriented professionals to deliver high quality services.
  • Identifies as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person (desirable)


Please note: A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position

Northern Territory Government legislation (the Care and Protection of Children Act 2007) now requires all individuals in child related employment or whose duties involve, or are likely to involve, contact with a child, to hold a valid Working with Children Clearance (Ochre Card). This position involves child related work and is assessed as requiring a Working with Children Clearance/Ochre Card.

  • College of Medicine and Public Health
  • Available on a fixed-term, full-time basis
  • Salary (HEO8): $98,466 to $109,009 pa
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation
  • Applications close: Friday, 25 September 2020 at 11:00am

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.

14/09/2020 $0 Alice Springs & Central Australia 1 Administration & Office Support
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